Monthly Archives: November 2011

some new decorations this year

I will have more to say (and show) about our new decorating projects at a later date. We’ve been too busy for me to take time to post, but here are a few pictures to whet your appetite. A glass ornament mobile in the hall bath upstairs. The iridescent balls remind me of soap bubbles. […]

our Christmas letter

Merry Christmas, Family and Friends! We pray this finds you well and enjoying God’s many good gifts and blessings. In January, we savored a week of lovely weather in Florida, while home was hit with an ice storm. We were glad to get reports from friends that all was well at our house, though we […]

menu plan monday ~ November 14, 2011

We’re knee-deep in Christmas boxes and decorations. Most of the trees are up…three to go, I think. I have a lot of pictures to share, but will start with this one of the grands and get the menu up before it’s too late to post it. The twins wanted toast for breakfast, so we dolled […]

birthday girls

Our son and his family came over for supper this evening. We celebrated the twins fourth birthday. I was frosting the cakes when they walked in. Excitement reigned! But they were adamant! NO flowers on the cakes! I was lucky to get them to relent to my using any other color but their favorites…blue and […]

menu plan monday ~ November 7, 2011

And now they’re four! Sissy made cupcakes for them on their birthday. The whole family is coming Tuesday evening for supper and I’m making birthday cake for dessert. Should be fun. Monday Hamburgers Homemade Buns Chips Celery / Carrot Sticks Tuesday Fried Chicken Oven Fried Potato Wedges Broccoli Corn Green Salad Birthday Cake and Ice […]

little glitter house and a full fun day

Yesterday, my dear friends Paul and Marsha came by to visit. They use to live in Ohio, but retired to Illinois. Now we’re close enough to visit more often! MJ and I go way back. We went to high school together, though didn’t know one another well at that time. When we discovered that we […]